Things to see and do - Taunton
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Taunton Travel guide
Taunton : Michelin's recommendations
Taunton is an agricultural and commercial centre at the heart of the fertile Vale of Taunton (Taunton Deane), a cider apple area. It is also home to the Somerset County Cricket Ground (Priory Street), complete with its Cricket Museum.
Tourist attractions Taunton : Things to see and do
sq. Church GB - Taunton TA1 1SA
In true Somerset tradition, this splendid medieval church has a slender tower built of the red and golden Ham Hill stone. The bosses and angels carved in the roofwork are typical examples of local craftmanship.
GB - Taunton LN4 4LR
This 14-15C church (except the north arcade and aisle) features a 37-m tower of Quantock red sandstone with Ham stone decoration.
Taunton Castle GB - Taunton TA1 4AA
Dating from the 11-12C, it is well known for being the property of the bishops of Winchester. During the Civil War, Taunton and its castle were under siege on three occasions. Part of it now houses the Somerset County Museum.
Castle Green GB - Taunton TA1 1NF
Prix Prices from : 92 £
Set in a magnificent castle, the Castle Hotel offers free Wi-Fi and features a stylish brasserie, luxurious bedrooms, and leafy gardens. The hotel is situated in Taunton, just a 10-minute drive from Hestercombe Gardens. The elegant bedrooms are indi..
Park Street GB - Taunton TA1 4DQ
Prix Prices from : 48 £
The Corner House Hotel, in the heart of Taunton, is a modernised hotel that has kept its Victorian features. It has free Wi-Fi, a bar, a restaurant and free onsite parking. The Wine and Sausage specialises in traditional British food. There is a win..
Massingham Park GB - Taunton TA2 7RX
Providing good value accommodation, Premier Inn Taunton Central (North) is ideally situated just 1 mile away from Taunton Train Station, within walking distance of Taunton town centre. Some of the comfortable rooms at Premier Inn can accommodate 2 a..
Castle Grn GB - Taunton TA1 1NF
Elegant, art deco style restaurant in the old snooker room of a Norman castle. Regularly changing menus showcase top quality regional produce. Well-balanced dishes are classically based yet refined, and feature some playful modern touches.
3 The Courtyard, St James St. GB - Taunton TA1 1JR
Simple little bistro set in a small courtyard and run by an experienced chef. Good-sized menu of hearty, unfussy dishes which mix French, British and some Asian influences - supplemented by blackboard specials. Bright and breezy service.
Lower Henlade GB - Henlade TA3 5NB
3 Tower Ln GB - Taunton TA1 4AR
Intimate restaurant in a 17C townhouse, featuring exposed beams and a large inglenook fireplace. Daily menus evolve with the seasons and blend a robust classical base with artful, innovative ideas. Service is friendly and efficient.
Castle Grn GB - Taunton TA1 1NF
10 Station Rd GB - Taunton TA1 1NH
Smart glass doors lead to a teak-furnished lounge and a contemporary, split-level restaurant in shades of green and mustard. Thalis and curries at lunch; highly original, modern dishes at dinner. The Keralan specialities are a highlight.